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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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"RE: Battery pack"

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Tue 11-Dec-12 05:05 PM | edited Tue 11-Dec-12 05:07 PM by JosephK

The battery pack does a bunch of stuff:
- adds longer shooting time with a second battery
- gives a second set of buttons in portrait orientation
- increases the frame rate with the right batteries
- makes the camera bigger
- adds weight


The key part for me is the second set of buttons for portrait orientation. This makes life so much nicer. I did not have a grip for my D200 and longed for the extra buttons.

The extra battery life is nice if you are shooting all day events. If you want to save on weight, you can leave out the battery and the buttons on the grip still work.

I have big hands and like the bigger size when it is attached.

Renting one is a great way to see if the grip is something you will like or not.

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D700, D200, D70S, 24-70mm f/2.8, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II,
50mm f/1.4 D, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX

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